There are a few misconceptions when it comes to what sound design for film is, so lets get that out of the way first.
Sound design is not about assembling neat effects, loud gunshots or using a car crash SFX for every bang or crash in your film. It is not about having the loudest film as well.
Sound design is a process of experimentation to create an audio environment that supports the on-screen action and engages the audience. The true sound designer is constantly listening, learning and experimenting.
Obtaining solid sound design is essential to a films success. So what steps can you take to craft the best audio experience for your film or video project?
Getting a good mix starts with clean and healthy signals from your sound recordist and boom operator. The dialogue to your film is an essential part of whats going to translate the pictures to your audience in an emotional direction.
Without diving in and exploring the convoluted principals and techniques of obtaining a good mix for a film, lets just say that at Morgan&Preston we have selected the best equipment and the best professionals to guarantee a satisfactory execution of sound design.
Sound design is a process of experimentation to create an audio environment that supports the on-screen action and engages the audience.